JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.79, no.5, pp.854-860, 2008 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
children, cystatin C, gingival crevicular fluid, interleukin-1 beta, saliva, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, TUMOR-NECROSIS-FACTOR, PERIODONTAL-DISEASE, CYSTEINE PROTEINASES, PAROTID-SALIVA, WHOLE SALIVA, INTERLEUKIN-1-BETA, INHIBITORS, CYTOKINES, HEALTHY, NONSMOKERS
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Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the levels of cystatin C, interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 beta), and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) in the total saliva and gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) of periodontally healthy children (PHC) and children with gingivitis (CG) who were between I I and 16 years old.